Terms of Use

Updated: May 24th, 2018

Welcome to the ConnecTheDot Site (defined below). By signing up with CONNECTHEDOT or any of its subsidiaries, you agree to use your account in a manner that is consistent with all applicable laws and regulations and in accordance with the Terms of Service discussed herein.  This Agreement is between CONNECTHEDOT (“the service provider”, “us,” “we,” or “our”) and all its’ subscribers & users (“the client” “you,” “your” or “subscriber”). This Agreement and the client’s use of services shall become effective on the date the order is submitted by the client to the service provider (“Effective Date”). If you have any questions, contact us here at support@ConnecTheDot.com.

1. Acceptance

Your Acceptance of the Terms of ConnecTheDot LLC (“ConnecTheDot”, “we” or “us” or “our”) owns and operates the website, https://ConnecTheDot.com, the mobile version and any sites we have now or in the futures that reference these Terms of Use (collectively, “Site”). If you visit or shop through the Site, you agree to these Terms of Use (defined below) together with any documents they expressly incorporate by reference. IF YOU DO NOT AGREE TO THE TERMS OF USE, IMMEDIATELY STOP ACCESSING OR USING THE SITE AND/OR SERVICES. BY USING THE SITE AND/OR SERVICES, YOU HAVE ACCEPTED THE TERMS.

2. About the Site, Product Offers, Refunds and Credits

a. The Site is a platform through which certain third-party affiliates offer products for entrepreneurs (“Partner Products”). The Refund policy for any product sale is a full refund of the purchase price based from the date of purchase for any reason or no reason.

b. Our Sites and/or Services, or communications you receive from our Sites and/or Services may include third-party content that we do not control, maintain or endorse. Partners are the sellers and issuers of the Partner Products and are solely responsible to you for the quality of the products provided. ConnecTheDot shall not be liable for any claim arising out of or relating to the Partner Products, including but not limited to, any claims for false advertising, product defects, personal injury, death or property damages.

c. From time to time, we may allow you to purchase ConnecTheDot Credits (the “Credits”). Normally these Credits are offered at a discount to the actual number of US dollars they represent. For example, we sold $100 of Credits for a purchase price of $75 USD during an ConnecTheDot deal once. Similar to the Partner Products, we offer a full refund of such purchase price during the thirty (30) day period immediately following the purchase of the Credits. You won’t have to provide us any reasoning for this refund.

d. If you purchase a Partner Product using Credits and request a refund for the Partner Product, we will issue the refund in Credits.

3. Privacy

We will never sell your information to third-party marketers. Your privacy is very important to us. Our Privacy Policy makes important disclosures about how we collect, use and protect your personal information. You agree that all information you provide to register with this Site or otherwise, including but not limited to through the use of any interactive features on the Site, is governed by our Privacy Policy which is incorporated herein by reference and located at https://ConnecTheDot.com/privacy-policy/.

4. Changes to Terms

Changes to Terms of Use ConnecTheDot reserves the right, at our discretion, to change, modify or otherwise alter the Terms of Use at any time. All changes are effective immediately when we post them, and apply to all access to and use of the Site thereafter. Your continued use of the Site following the posting of revised Terms of Use means that you accept and agree to the changes. You are expected to check this page regularly, so you are aware of any changes, as they are binding on you. Any changes to the Terms of Use will not apply retroactively.

5. Access to the Site

a. Account Registration. To access the Site or some of the resources it offers, you may be asked to provide certain registration details or other information. It is a condition of your use of the Site that all the information you provide on the Site is correct, current and complete.

b. Account Security. You acknowledge that your account is personal to you and agree not to provide any other person with access to this Site or portions of it using your user name, password or other security information. You agree to notify us immediately of any unauthorized access to or use of your user name or password or any other breach of security.

c. Changes to Site/Services. We reserve the right to withdraw or amend this Site, and any service or material we provide on the Site, in our sole discretion without notice. We will not be liable if for any reason all or any part of the Site is unavailable at any time or for any period. From time to time, we may restrict access to some parts of the Site, or the entire Site, to users, including registered users.

d. Termination. We have the right to disable any user name, password or other identifier, whether chosen by you or provided by us, at any time in our sole discretion if, in our opinion, you have violated any provision of these Terms of Use. Termination by ConnecTheDot shall include removal of access to all Services, deletion of your password, and deletion of all related information and files.

e. Minimum Age. The Site and Services are intended solely for persons who are 18 years of age or older. Any access to or use of the Site or Services by anyone under 18 years of age is expressly prohibited. By accessing or using the Site or Services, you represent and warrant that you are 18 years old or older. We are extremely serious about this provision.

6. Use of the Site

Service provider reserves the right to update and change the Terms of Service at any time and without notice. Any new features that augment or enhance the current Service, including the release of new tools and resources, shall be subject to the Terms of Service. Continued use of the Service after any such changes shall constitute your consent to such changes. Violation of any of the terms below will result in the termination of your Account.

a. Limited License. By using the Site and accepting these Terms of Use, ConnecTheDot grants you a limited, personal, nontransferable, nonexclusive revocable license to use the Site pursuant to these Terms of Use and to any additional terms and policies set forth by ConnecTheDot.

b. Prohibited Uses. You are expressly prohibited from:

  • You must be 13 years or older to use this Service.
  • You must be a human. Accounts registered by “bots” or other automated methods are not permitted.
  • You must provide your legal full name, a valid email address, and any other information requested in order to complete the signup process.
  • Your login may only be used by one person – a single login shared by multiple people is not permitted.
  • You are responsible for maintaining the security of your account and password. We cannot and will not be liable for any loss or damage from your failure to comply with this security obligation.
  • You are responsible for all Content posted and activity that occurs under your account (even when Content is posted by others who have access to your account).
  • One person or legal entity may not maintain more than one account. You may not assign your rights under this Agreement without our prior written consent.
  • You may not use the Service for any illegal or unauthorized purpose. You must not, in the use of the Service, violate any laws in your jurisdiction (including but not limited to copyright laws).
  • We may, but have no obligation to, remove Content and Accounts containing Content that we determine in our sole discretion are unlawful, offensive, threatening, libelous, defamatory, pornographic, obscene or otherwise objectionable or violates any party’s intellectual property. You may not post sexual graphic content on the Service. While we prohibit such conduct and content on the Service, you understand and agree that we cannot be responsible for the content posted on the Service and you nonetheless may be exposed to such materials.
  • Using the Site or Services for any commercial or competitive purpose whatsoever without the express prior written permission of ConnecTheDot.
  • Collecting personally identifiable information about others, including e-mail addresses.
  • Using the Site and/or Services to generate unsolicited email advertisements or spam.
  • Using any manual process to monitor or copy any of the material on the Site or for any other unauthorized purpose without our prior written consent.
  • Using any robot, spider or other automatic device, process or means to access the Site for any purpose, including monitoring or copying any of the material on the Site.
  • Introducing any viruses, trojan horses, worms, logic bombs or other material which is malicious or technologically harmful.
  • Taking any action that in any way that violates any applicable federal, state, local or international law or regulation (including, without limitation, any laws regarding the export of data or software to and from the US or other countries).
  • Engaging in any other conduct that restricts or inhibits anyone’s use or enjoyment of the Site, or which, as determined by us, may harm the Company or users of the Website or expose them to liability.
  • Otherwise attempt to interfere with the proper working of the Site. You agree not to reproduce, distribute, create derivative works from, publicly display, publicly perform, license, sell or re-sell any content, software, products or services obtained through the Site without the express permission of ConnecTheDot. ConnecTheDot reserves the right to determine whether or not your use of the Site or Services is consistent with the Terms of Use. We may suspend, restrict or terminate your use of the Site or Services if your use breaches or fails to comply with any of the Terms of Use. Additionally, we may seek any and all other remedies available to us, including seeking damages relating to any breach or failure to comply with any of the Terms of Use.
  • You must use our system in a manner that is ethical and in conformity with community standards.
  • You will respect the privacy of other users (you shall not intentionally seek data or passwords belonging to other users), nor will you modify files or represent yourself as another user unless explicitly authorized to do so by that user.
  • You will respect the legal protection provided by copyright law, trade secret law, or other laws protecting intellectual property.
  • You will accept notifications of service changes, commercial email and similar offers presented through the CONNECTHEDOT system or via email.
  • You must not upload, post, host, or transmit unsolicited email, SMSs, or “spam” messages (See Anti-Spam Policy).
  • You must not modify, adapt or hack the Service or modify another website so as to falsely imply that it is associated with the Service, us, or any other our service.
  • You must not use any API credentials in any publicly available software or phone application. This specifically excludes, but is not limited to, embedding API usage in a phone App.
  • This agreement is ‘at-will’, meaning that you can cancel your account at any time and so can we (which we exercise typically only in the case of violations of our Spam rules, but which we reserve for any reason whatsoever).

7. User Submitted Content

The Site may provide you the opportunity to post reviews, advice, comments, ratings, discussions and other content (“User Content”). You agree not to post any User Content that is illegal, obscene, threatening, defamatory, invasive of privacy, or infringing of intellectual property rights. You further agree not to post any User Content that contains commercial solicitation. By posting User Content, you grant ConnecTheDot a non-exclusive, royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable and fully sub-licensable right to use, reproduce, modify, adapt, publish, create derivative works, and display such User Content throughout the world in any media. ConnecTheDot reserves the right but not the obligation to review, edit, post, refuse to post, and remove User Content.

8. Copyright Infringement Notice

If you are a copyright owner or such owner’s agent and believe any material on our Site constitutes an infringement on your copyright, please provide notification to the address listed below setting forth the following information: (a) a physical or electronic signature of the copyright owner or a person authorized to act on his behalf; (b) identification of the material that is claimed to be infringing; (c) your contact information, including your address, telephone number, and an email; (d) a statement by you that you have a good faith belief that use of the material is not authorized by the copyright owners; and (e) a statement that the information in the notification is accurate, and, under penalty of perjury you are authorized to act on behalf of the owner. Contact information for ConnecTheDot’s Copyright Agent for notice of claims of copyright infringement is as follows: Travis Rothstein, PO BOX 1134, Middletown, DE 19709, support@ConnecTheDot.com.

9. Intellectual Property

The Site and its entire contents, features and functionality (including but not limited to all information, software, text, displays, images, video and audio, and the design, selection and arrangement thereof), are owned by ConnecTheDot, its licensors or other providers of such material and are protected by United States and international copyright, trademark, patent, trade secret and other intellectual property or proprietary rights laws. The material may not be copied, modified, reproduced, downloaded or distributed in any way, in whole or in part, without the express prior written permission of ConnecTheDot, unless and except as is expressly provided in these Terms of Use. Any unauthorized use of the material is prohibited.

10. Fee Agreement

The Period of Performance of this Agreement shall commence on the Effective Date and shall automatically renew for additional like periods (“Renewal Periods”) under the same terms of service. The Renewal Fees will be automatically debited from the client’s credit card at the beginning of each renewal period, and you agree that the service provider will not require any additional authorization for any recurring payments or automatic billing options. Services are non-refundable unless the pricing terms for the applicable service expressly states otherwise. The service provider may suspend or terminate use of the your account if you fail to comply with fee agreement.

  • A valid credit card is required for all accounts.
  • The Service is billed in advance on a monthly or annual basis and is non-refundable. There will be no refunds or credits for partial months of service, upgrade/downgrade refunds, or refunds for months unused with an open account. In order to treat everyone equally, no exceptions will be made.
  • All fees are exclusive of all taxes, levies or duties imposed by taxing authorities, and you shall be responsible for payment of all such taxes, levies, or duties, excluding United States (federal or state) taxes.
  • All fees will we collected in United States dollars regardless of your country of origin’s currency exchange rate.
  • For any upgrade or downgrade in plan level, the credit card you provided will automatically be charged the new rate on your next billing cycle.
  • Downgrading your service may cause the loss of the content, features or capacity of your account. We do not accept any liability for such loss.
  • Should your account exceeds your current account limit of contacts, user seats or emails, your service plan will be automatically upgraded to the next most affordable account level or service package.
  • We reserves the right at any time to modify or discontinue, temporarily or permanently, the Service (or any part thereof) with or without notice. Should this occur, no changes, refunds or credits will be made to your service plan.
  • Prices of all Services, including but not limited to monthly subscription plan fees to the Service, are subject to change upon 30 days notice from us.
  • The service provider may suspend or terminate use of your account if you fail to provide a valid credit card.
  • Any billing problems or discrepancies must be brought to our attention within thirty (30) days from the date the client is billed. If you do not bring them to our attention within thirty (30) days, you agree that you waive your right to dispute such problems or discrepancies.

11. Terminations

You are solely responsible for properly cancelling your account. We do not take cancellation requests via email, over the phone or chat. All accounts must be cancelled by the primary account holder through their account.  See cancellation instructions here.

  • All of your Content will be immediately deleted from the Service upon cancellation. This information can not be recovered once your account is cancelled.
  • If you cancel the Service before the end of your current paid up month, your cancellation will take effect immediately and you will not be charged again.
  • We have the right to suspend or terminate your account and refuse any and all current or future use of the Service, for any reason at any time. Such termination of the Service will result in the deactivation or deletion of your Account or your access to your Account, and the forfeiture and relinquishment of all Content in your Account. We reserves the right to refuse service to anyone for any reason at any time.
  • Certain offers, allow for a 90 day refund of the base account fee, if you cancel your account within 90 days of the effective date. If this offer was made available to you, you must first cancel your account, then submit a request for a refund by email to support@ConnecTheDot.com. Note, that no usage fees, including but not limited to email and contact volume charges, user seats, postcards, SMS, set-up fees, custom programming, services and consulting fees, are not refundable.  Additionally, annual subscriptions are non-refundable regardless of the effective date and are exempt from the 90 day refund offers. Any free trial offers waive the 90 day refund allowance.

12. Disclaimer of Warranties

AS PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW, YOU EXPRESSLY AGREE THAT YOUR USE OF THE SITE, ITS CONTENT AND ANY SERVICES OR PRODUCTS OBTAINED THROUGH THE SITE IS AT YOUR OWN RISK. THE SITE, ITS CONTENT AND ANY SERVICES OR PRODUCTS OBTAINED THROUGH THE SITE ARE PROVIDED ON AN “AS IS” AND “AS AVAILABLE” BASIS WITHOUT ANY WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED. NEITHER CONNECTHEDOT NOR ITS MERCAHTS, THIRD PARTY CONTENT PROVIDERS OR LICENSORS NOR ANY OF THEIR OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES OR AGENTS MAKES ANY WARRANTY OR REPRESENTATION AS TO THE OPERATION OF THE SITE OR THE CONTENT, ANY INFORMATION CONTAINED ON THE SITE OR THE PRODUCTS, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION ANY WARRANTIES OF PARTNERABILITY, NON-INFRINGEMENT AND FITNESS FOR PARTICULAR PURPOSE.

13. Limitation of Liability

AS PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW, IN NO EVENT WILL CONNECTHEDOT, ITS AFFILIATES, SERVICE PROVIDERS, THIRD PARTY CONTENT PROVIDERS, PARTNERS OR LICENSORS, PARTNERS, EMPLOYEES, AGENTS, OFFICERS OR DIRECTORS BE LIABLE FOR DAMAGES OF ANY KIND, UNDER ANY LEGAL THEORY, INCLUDING ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO, PERSONAL INJURY, PAIN AND SUFFERING, EMOTIONAL DISTRESS, LOSS OF REVENUE, LOSS OF PROFITS, LOSS OF BUSINESS OR ANTICIPATED SAVINGS, LOSS OF USE, LOSS OF GOODWILL, LOSS OF DATA, AND WHETHER CAUSED BY TORT (INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE), BREACH OF CONTRACT OR OTHERWISE, EVEN IF FORESEEABLE, ARISING OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH: (A) YOUR USE OF THE SITE, THE CONTENT, USER CONTENT, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMTIATION, ANY PERSONAL INFORMATION AND ANY OTHER INFORMATION CONTAINED IN THE SITE OR SUBMITTED BY YOU TO THE SITE (B) YOUR INABILITY TO USE THE SITE OR ANY SITES LINKED TO IT; (C) MODIFICATION OR REMOVAL OF CONTENT SUBMITTED ON THE SITE; (D) AFFIIATE OFFERINGS, PRODUCTS ACCESSIBLE THROUGH THE SITE; (E) ANY PRODUCTS OR SERVICES PURCHASED OR OBTAINED DIRECTLY FROM A THIRD PARTY CONTENT PROVIDER OR PARTNER; (F) THESE TERMS OF USE OR (G) ANY IMPROPER USE OF INFORMATION YOU PROVIDE TO THE SITE, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, ANY PERSONAL INFORMATION. IN NO EVENT WILL CONNECTHEDOT’S LIABILITY IN CONNECTION WITH A PRODUCT, AND OTHER AVAILABLE PROGRAMS EXCEED THE AMOUNTS PAID FOR THE APPLICABLE PRODUCT, OR SERVICE. THE LIABILITY LIMITATIONS IN THIS SECTION ARE NOT INTENDED TO LIMIT ANY WARRANTY PROVIDED DIRECTLY BY A THIRD-PARTY CONTENT PROVIDER OR PARTNER.

14. Indemnification and Release

You agree to defend, indemnify and hold harmless ConnecTheDot, its affiliates, licensors and service providers, and its and their respective officers, directors, employees, contractors, agents, licensors, suppliers, successors and assigns from and against any claims, liabilities, damages, judgments, awards, losses, costs, expenses or fees (including reasonable attorneys’ fees) arising out of or relating to your violation of these Terms of Use or your use of the Site, including, but not limited to (a) any violation of the Terms of Use by you (b) your use of the Site or Services (c) information provided by you to ConnecTheDot that you submit, transmit or otherwise make available through the Site or (d) any violation of any rights of another or harm you may have caused. ConnecTheDot shall retain sole control of the defense of any such claim. This indemnification provision shall be construed broadly in favor of ConnecTheDot. You are solely responsible for your interactions with Partners and other users of the Site. To the extent permitted under applicable laws, you hereby release ConnecTheDot from any and all claims or liability related to any product or service of a Partner, regardless of whether such product or service is available through the Site, any action or inaction by a Partner, including, without limitation, but not limited to any harm caused to you by action or inaction of an Partner, an Affiliate’s failure to comply with applicable law and/or failure to abide by the terms of a other product or service purchased or obtained by you from the Partner, any other third-party.

15. Force Majeure

ConnecTheDot shall be excused from performance under these Terms of Use, to the extent it is prevented or delayed from performing, in whole or in part, as a result of an event or series of events caused by or resulting from weather conditions or other elements of nature or acts of God, acts of war, acts of terrorism, insurrection, riots, civil disorders, or rebellion, quarantines or embargoes, labor strikes, error or disruption to major computer hardware or networks or software failures or other causes beyond the reasonable control of ConnecTheDot.

16. Assignment

You may not assign these Terms of Use, or any rights, benefits, or obligations hereunder, by operation of law or otherwise, without the express written permission of ConnecTheDot. Any attempted assignment that does not comply with these Terms of Use shall be null and void. ConnecTheDot may assign these Terms of Use in whole or in part, to any third-party in its sole discretion.

17. Entire Agreement

The Terms of Use, including, without limitation, the incorporated Privacy Policy and other terms incorporated by reference, constitute the sole and entire agreement between you and ConnecTheDot with respect to the Site and supersede all prior and contemporaneous understandings, agreements, representations and warranties, both written and oral, with respect to the Site.

18. Governing Law and Jurisdiction

All matters relating to the Site and these Terms of Use and any dispute or claim arising therefrom or related thereto (in each case, including non-contractual disputes or claims), shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the internal laws of the State of Delaware without giving effect to any choice or conflict of law provision or rule. Any legal suit, action or proceeding arising out of, or related to, these Terms of Use or the Site shall be instituted exclusively in the federal courts of the United States or the courts of the State of Delaware in New Castle County. You waive any and all objections to the exercise of jurisdiction over you by such courts and to venue in such courts.

19. Arbitration

At ConnecTheDot’s sole discretion, it may require You to submit any disputes arising from the use of these Terms of Use or the Website, including disputes arising from or concerning their interpretation, violation, invalidity, non-performance, or termination, to final and binding arbitration under the Rules of Arbitration of the American Arbitration Association applying Delaware law.

20. Additional Disclosures

No waiver of by you or ConnecTheDot of any term or condition set forth in these Terms of Use shall be deemed a further or continuing waiver of such term or condition or a waiver of any other term or condition, and any failure of ConnecTheDot to assert a right or provision under these Terms of Use shall not constitute a waiver of such right or provision. If any provision of these Terms of Use is held by a court or other tribunal of competent jurisdiction to be invalid, illegal or unenforceable for any reason, such provision shall be eliminated or limited to the minimum extent such that the remaining provisions of the Terms of Use will continue in full force and effect. You are contracting with ConnecTheDot LLC, Correspondence should be directed to: ConnecTheDot LLC, PO BOX 1134, Middletown, DE 19709, Attn: Legal Department. The provisions of these Terms of Use apply equally to, and are for the benefit of, ConnecTheDot, and its third-party content providers and licensors, and each shall have the right to assert and enforce such provisions directly.